document preperation Print & Printing Bournemouth Poole and Dorset

Document Preperation

We like to call this workflow, we dont like to patronise people 'But' we really believe that you will get more out of your print if you follow these simple preperation guidelines.

workflow

COLOUR PROFILE

set your design program up for FOGRA27 (ISO 12647-2:2004) (tutorial)

IMAGES

convert the images you will use to CMYK (tutorial)

BLEED

setup your document up so that it has between 3mm and 5mm bleed (tutorial)

PACKAGE

collect all of the FONTS and IMAGES used in the desgin (tutorial)

EXPORT

if you are not packaging, then EXPORT to PDF, or JPG (tutorial)

ZIP (compress)

it is recomended to zip up folders to minimize data loss (tutorial) (download free)

BURN

burn to a CD/DVD at the slowest speed available and label the disk

SEND TO US

Small file = email the artwork to dropbox@rpmdigital.co.uk
Large File = send artwork via dropbox click here
dropbox form...
post via ROYAL MAIL recrded/first class to

RPM Digital Print and Cross-Media

Unit 4, 5 Haviland Road
Ferndown Industrial Estate
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 7RZ